Ulcers can occur after divergence in the cell plate generating an area in which a new layer is built. Leg ulcers can form in different places and generally lead to a number of more serious situations.

When the skin breaks down, many bacteria can penetrate the underlying tissue, forming wounds or scabs. Leg ulcers can be followed by redness and swelling in the affected area.

Leg ulcers form when there is a break in the skin cell layer of the leg. The symptoms that accompany it can be the conditions of a very strong pain, the presence of edema in the ankles where it manifests with swelling and fills with fluid, the skin in the affected area can be discolored, hardened skin around the area affected, and smooth white patches on the affected area.

People with leg ulcers may have symptoms of itching or itching in the area . General causes of leg ulcer are

  • diabetes
  • poor blood circulation
  • High blood pressure
  • Certain addictions
  • renal disease.

6 Home Remedies for Leg Ulcers:

There are a large number of folk remedies for treating leg ulcers that offer an effective solution to combat leg ulcers. The listed leg ulcer home remedies can provide relief from pain, swelling, and itching that occurs in the affected area:

1. Ginkgo Biloba and rosemary:

The Ginkgo Biloba is an effective herb ensuring the proper functioning of the circulatory system and improves blood flow to the extremities. This speeds up the healing process to form a new layer of cells quickly. Rosemary helps dilate blood vessels and promotes blood flow to affected areas. Ginkgo Biloba also helps in oxygenation of the blood.

2. Milenrama:

Yarrow is very effective in the treatment of leg ulcers since it can reduce stress and is responsible for lowering blood pressure , it can also improve blood circulation and increase healing.

Yarrow turns out to be an effective anti-inflammatory, also an antibacterial to treat various skin and general health problems.

The use of yarrow can repair damaged skin tissues and affected veins, contributing to the improvement of leg ulcers.

3. Flax seeds:

The flaxseed or flaxseed offers good corrective measures to reverse leg ulcers . To use the flax seeds, you must make a paste so that the seeds are crushed and then put in hot water.

Once ready, it should be applied to the area to be treated. The idea is to make a compress that remains fixed for a few hours, and it is better to do it during the night in the hours of sleep.

4. Honey:

Pure honey can be very effective in eliminating bacteria and protects against chafing near the affected area of ​​the skin. Honey is a very valuable remedy for wounds, treating burns , improving skin health and remedying leg ulcers .

A regular application of honey to the leg ulcer can accelerate the healing process and prevent bacterial or viral infection.

5. Manzanilla:

The chamomile tea prove to be very effective in treating leg ulcers and other areas . To use it, you need to make a package by putting chamomile flowers in hot water and placing them in it and applying it on the leg ulcer.

Ideally, you can leave it on the affected area for a long period. It can be very suitable for reversing ulcers. If you use it regularly it can prevent infections as well and relieve the ulcer in a short time.

The aforementioned remedies can quickly heal leg ulcers but it is advisable to consult a specialist for these ulcers can represent a basic problem that must be seriously evaluated.

Other home remedies for leg ulcers

  1. Apply aloe vera gel on blisters caused by tight shoes. Avoid shoes for some time when you are suffering from foot blisters and also when it comes to ulcers.
  2. Cold compresses on ulcers can provide pain relief.
  3. Garlic increases blood circulation. Eat two or three cloves of garlic every day. At the same time you can sprinkle garlic powder or rub garlic oil on the leg ulcers.
  4. Vitamin C is an important antioxidant in the healing of blisters and ulcers. Eat guava, oranges, green vegetables, broccoli, parsley etc for a natural source of vitamin C.
  5. Apply witch hazel 2 to 3 times in a day on the leg ulcer. This helps dry the blister as it contains astringent tannins.
  6. Refrain from smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol.
  7. Avoid sugar and starch and follow a diet to control diabetes if you have it.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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